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Light Military Transport Aircraft Crashes In Moscow Region — United Aircraft Corporation

Indian Defense News | 17/08/2021 06:46 PM | Click to read full article

An Ilyushin Il-112V light military transport aircraft has crashed near the Kubinka airfield outside Moscow during a training flight, the United Aircraft Corporation (part of the ROSTEC state corporation) said in a statement on Tuesday.

"An accident occurred during the landing of an Il-112V light military transport aircraft in a woodland area near the Kubinka airfield," the statement reads. "There were three crewmembers aboard the plane. According to preliminary reports, the aircraft caught fire on impact," an emergency source told TASS. "According to preliminary information, the three crewmembers were killed," a medical source told TASS.